NIACOG Housing Trust Fund, Inc.
Our mission is to enhance the affordable housing stock and
its availability to low to moderate income households.


~YOU ARE INVITED~
Join us for a Homeowner Meeting (open house) on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 5:30-6:30 p.m. to learn more about home repair funding that may be available to you from our organization and Cerro Gordo County Public Health. You will have an opportunity to visit with the staff who run the programs about your eligibility. The meeting will be held at Mohawk Square in the 1st Floor Meeting Room.
Light refreshments will be served.


   HOME REPAIR PROGRAMS
  1. Regional Emergency Project Application - This program funds: malfunctioning furnaces, malfunctioning water heaters, handicapped ramps, and other true emergencies. The household must include a senior citizen (62+) and/or a disabled person. The home must be located in Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Franklin, Hancock, Kossuth, Mitchell, Winnebago, or Worth Count. Thank you to the United Way of North Central Iowa and the people who contribute to their program for funding this emergency repair program!
    Emergency Project Application (Word) (PDF); Brochure (PDF)

  2. Cerro Gordo County Home Repair Application
    This program funds a wide array essential home repairs, but is only available in Cerro Gordo County. Eligible projects include dilapidated roof, siding, handicapped accessibility, window/door replacement, wall repair, plumbing, electrical, furnace, hot water heater, water/sewer line, etc. For 2018 we currently have funding available for large projects of $20,000 to $25,000. (Funding for 'small' projects of $1,000 to $10,000 will not be available until January 2019; applications can still be submitted at this time, however, the projects cannot proceed until January.) To be eligible the home must be located in Cerro Gordo County. We are currently accepting applications from people who are age 62 (or older), disabled, or have children under 6 years of age living in (or regularly visiting) the home. If children under 6 years of age live in (or regularly visit) the home, additional funding may be available through the Cerro Gordo Public Health Department's Lead Abatement Program.
    Application
    (WORD)(PDF); Brochure (PDF)

  3. Regional Home Repair Program - 2019 Waiting List
    Eligible households include a person who is 62+ years of age and/or disabled, who owns and occupies a home in Floyd, Franklin, Hancock, Kossuth, Mitchell, Winnebago, or Worth Counties. If approved for funding by the Federal Home Loan Bank for 2019 projects, this program will fund: roofing, siding, handicapped accessibility, window/door replacement, wall repair, plumbing, electrical, furnace, hot water heater, water/sewer line, etc. Project costs covered by the program will range between $15,000 and $20,000. To be added to the 2019 waiting list, please send an email to mnelson@niacog.org with the following information: your name, address, county, phone number, type of repair(s) needed, your age, and whether you are disabled.


  4. Rental Housing Repair Application
    We are not currently taking applications for rental housing projects, but..
    contact us if you would like to be on the mailing list for future rounds
    ...

    Home repair for rental housing in Cerro Gordo County. Projects primarily include exterior improvements such as siding/painting, window replacement, replacement of front steps, demolition of garages in poor condition or other repairs that focus on badly needed exterior rehabilitation. Large projects of $20,000 or more are preferred, but not required. This program can be used in combination with the Cerro Gordo Public Health Lead Abatement Program described below. Contact NIACOG if you would like to be added to the mailing list for any future funding rounds at mnelson@niacog.org.

    Rental Housing Repair Application (WORD) (PDF); Brochure (PDF)





  Not eligible? If your project is not eligible for our Programs, please refer to the 'Other Resources'
   listed at the bottom of this page.




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